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CMS Demonstration Saves $25 Million While Increasing Quality of Care
The American Journal of Managed Care

The first year of CMS‘ Independence at Home Demonstration led to both higher quality care and saved $25 million, an average of $3070 per participating beneficiary.

All 17 participating practices improved quality in at least 3 of the 6 quality measures with 4 practices meeting all 6 measures. Overall, 9 practices met quality measures and successfully reduced Medicare expenditures and will receive incentive payments of $11.7 million.